Press Releases

Monthly press releases about what's going on with Heifer projects and programs.

Finish Your Holiday Shopping and Get Free Shipping From Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 14, 2012)—It’s not too late to finish your holiday shopping online! This weekend only, when you give $200 worth of Heifer International’s heartwarming gifts on shop.heifer.org, you’ll get free three-day

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Thoughtful Last-Minute Giving is Possible With Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 21, 2012)—Still searching for the perfect gift for the person who has everything? Heifer International has a thoughtful and easy way to show you care: charitable gifts of animals and resources that will help families

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Counter the Black Friday Rush With Heifer International Gifts

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 22, 2012) – As aggressive retailers kick off sales earlier and earlier, transforming Black Friday into “Grey Thursday,” Heifer International offers shoppers a way to step away from the frenzy and donate to

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Heifer International named to Forbes List of 100 Largest Charities

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 28, 2012) – Heifer International has moved onto the 2012 Forbes Largest 100 Charities list. Heifer International was listed at number 98 on this year’s list, up from the Top 200 last year. In recent years, Heifer

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The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift: Passing On Her Generosity

Gifts of animals from Heifer International bring special joy and long-lasting impactLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 23, 2012) – Your mother comforted you after every nightmare and treated every cut and scrape. She taught you right from wrong and

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Heifer Ranch Marks One-Year Anniversary of Damaging Tornado

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 25, 2012) – Heifer Ranch in Perryville, a Heifer International learning center, is intact and thriving as it marks the one-year anniversary of the tornado that struck on a stormy day in 2011.Although the twister

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Heifer International Biogas Project Wins InterAction Award

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 28, 2012) – Heifer International’s biogas project in Uganda has received a Best Practice Award from InterAction, a coalition of nonprofit organizations focusing on disaster relief and sustainable development.

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Heifer International receives $8 Million for East Africa Dairy Development Extension

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 5, 2012) – Heifer International has received an $8.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for project work on the East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) project.  The grant will support existing

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu supports Read to Feed®

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 25, 2012) – At a time when fewer children are reading fewer books, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Nobel and Gandhi Prize recipient and human rights activist from South Africa, has voiced his support for Heifer

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Heifer Philippines Staff OK, But Homes Damaged, Animals Lost in Typhoon

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 4, 2012) – Heifer International Philippines country staff are all reported to be OK after Typhoon Bopha, with top sustained winds of 130 miles per hour, slammed into the Southern Philippines early Tuesday, setting off

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